October 2021 Newsletter
Featured Stories This Month
Dianne Harris, new dean of the UW College of Arts & Sciences, discusses her background, her new role, and her hopes for the College.
2021 alum Owen Oliver has created a walking tour – now available to the public -- to highlight the Indigenous presence on the UW’s Seattle campus.
Ten recent Arts & Sciences alumni offer advice on making the most of the UW through academics, campus life, and a productive mindset.
Applied Mathematics PhD student Alanna Sholokhova sees parallels between evolutionary biology and adapting to grad school.
Opportunities to Explore
October 21 – 23, 7:30 pm
October 24, 2 pm
The Chamber Dance Company celebrates its 30th anniversary with a concert that investigates the empathy, intimacy, and confusion that comprise human relationships. The program includes choreography by Camille A. Brown, Joe Goode, Zvi Gotheiner, Shapiro & Smith, and Doug Varone. Tickets $10 - $22.
November 4, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Hear about Afghanistan from Reşat Kasaba and Cabeiri Robinson, professors in the UW’s Jackson School of International Studies, and Salar Abdoh of City College of New York, in a roundtable moderated by Arzoo Osanloo, UW professor of law, societies & justice. Presented by the Jackson School's Middle East Center. Free.
November 5, 7:30 pm
David Alexander Rahbee conducts the University Symphony in a program of music by Schumann, Ravel, Boulogne, and Haydn, featuring faculty violinist Rachel Lee Priday and guest violinist Dr. Quinton Morris (Seattle University). $10.
Through November 6
Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Art Building
The Jacob Lawrence Gallery presents a group exhibition showcasing works by nine MFA students from the School of Art + Art History + Design. The featured works seek to upend familiar narratives and the ways they shape us, remapping our relationships to each other and the world. Free.
In The News
Four newly discovered dinosaurs from a Montana fieldwork site will be part of the Burke Museum's collections. The Burke’s Gregory Wilson Mantilla, UW professor of biology and curator of vertebrate paleontology, and Kelsie Abrams, paleontology preparation laboratory manager, explain the results of their fieldwork.
After Instagram announced that the platform would hold off on developing "Instagram Kids" in order to get more feedback from parents, experts, regulators, and policymakers, King 5 News asked Lucía Magis-Weinberg, UW assistant professor of psychology, to weigh in.
KING 5 NEWS
When images appeared of Border Patrol agents on horseback whipping Haitian asylum seekers at the Texas-Mexico border, Angelina Godoy noted “the practice of unlawfully expelling asylum-seekers happens in [Washington] state, too, we just haven’t seen pictures." Godoy, professor of law, societies and justice and of international studies, is director of the UW Center for Human Rights.
THE SEATTLE TIMES
UW’s Chamber Dance Company celebrates 30 years of preserving and performing modern dance masterpieces
Chamber Dance Company (CDC), made up of Department of Dance graduate students who have been professional dancers, is presenting its 30th anniversary concert. CDC began when Hannah Wiley, UW professor of dance, designed a new Master of Fine Arts program in dance.
THE SEATTLE TIMES
Eight undergrads defended the human rights of a disabled child in Peru through a case brought to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.
JACKSON SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL STUDIES